“Shepherding God’s People” (Tan, 2019) Review

My review of Siang-Yang Tan’s “Shepherding God’s People: A Guide to Faithful and Fruitful Pastoral Ministry”.

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Preaching God’s Grand Drama A Biblical-Theological Approach (Lee, 2019) Review

My review of “Preaching God’s Grand Drama: A Biblical-Theological Approach” by Fuller professor Dr. Ahmi Lee.

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“The Practices of Christian Preaching” (Alcántara, 2019) Review

Most people think that preaching comes naturally to people. Even preachers! But Jared E. Alcántara wants to remind his readers that it doesn’t – just like any other function, it requires practice.

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Timothy Thursday: I Timothy 2:1-7

Paul has now thoroughly warned Timothy about the life of the false teachers, going so far as to specifically name two. Now, he turns his sights toward explaining proper Christian life (now that he knows what improper Christian life looks like).

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Timothy Thursday: 1 Timothy 18-20

Paul has charged Timothy to hold fast to love in contrast to the leaders who have lost themselves to vain speculation; coached him on the proper use of the Law; and has explained his own view of his ministry. Now, Paul brings this all to sharp focus with specific examples.

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Timothy Thursday: I Timothy 1:12-18

In the previous two weeks, Paul has explained the proper charge of the pastor, and the tools needed to be faithful to that charge and has explained the proper use of the Law, which the false teachers do not seem to be grasping. In the next couple of verses, Paul reflects on his own ministry and relationship with Jesus.

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